Meet the team

 

Interact Team Manger

Nicola Upton

 

My Name is Nicola Upton. I am Interacts Team manager since July 2018. Before that I worked at Brookside since 2010, both on the Ward as a registered Mental health nurse then as the Young Persons Home Treatment Team Manager

 

Mental Health Practitioners  

Suzy Rosshandler

 

My name is Suzy Rosshandler. I am a mental health social worker. I have worked in the Interact Team for 8 years. I have worked in mental health services for 30 years with both adults and young people. I have been an Approved Mental Health Professional since 1991. I enjoy working with young people and their families, and offer a range of psycho-social interventions.

 

JAmes Taylor

 

My name is James Taylor and I have worked at Interact since February 2018. Before that I worked at the Young Persons Home Treatment Team as a Mental Health Nurse. I like to think practically in order to help young people manage difficult times, especially around managing their mental health and wellbeing.

 

Chris Roche

Hi, my name is Chris Roche and I’m a Mental Health Practitioner working with Interact/CAMHS. Avatar

I have been working with Interact since September 2017 and really enjoy working and supporting young people and their families that are referred to our service.

 

 

 

 

Mental Health Practitioners  

Rita Bain

 

 

My name is Rita Bain, I am a Mental health Practitioner a INTERACT since 2016. Before I worked at Brookside as a staff nurse. I really enjoy working and supporting young people and their familes that are in crisis.

 

Deep

 

 

 

 

Hi! I'm Deep, I am a Mental Health Practitioner I work with Children, young people and their families. I strive to make things better for young people experiencing emotional and mental health difficulties.

 

 

 

Lauren FlectherHey! I’m Lauren Fletcher and I’m a Mental Health Practitioner at INTERACT. I also previously worked as a Staff Nurse at Brookside Young Person Unit. I absolutely love working with Young People and am very passionate about my job.

 

 

 

 

 

Mental Health Practitioners  

Kerry LazardMy name is Kerry Lazard and I have worked with Interact since November 2016. Before that I worked as a community staff nurse for a school nursing team. I have a passion for working with young people and adolescents.

 

 

 

KellyMy name is Kelly, I a mental health nurse; I started Interact in May 2018. I have experience working in in-patient and community services.

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle

Hi I’m Michelle, and I have been a mental health nurse for six years, and have been working at Interact since April 2018.  I enjoy working with young people, and helping them to come up with solutions that fit their unique situation.  

 

 

 

Almond WidgeryHi! My name is Almond Widgery, and I am the newest member of the Interact team! I am an occupational therapist by qualification, and have joined the team from both young people’s and adult forensic mental health services.  J

 

SophieHi, I am Sophie I have been at Interact since April 2018. I have been qualified since 2015 and have worked in CAMHS since. I enjoy working with young people and their families.